fiction classics reflective slow-paced

336 pages | first published 1855


The Warden centers on Mr. Harding, a clergyman of great personal integrity who is nevertheless in possession of an income from a charity far in excess of the sum devoted to the purposes of the foundation. On discovering this, young John Bold turns...
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reflective 66%
funny 38%
relaxing 27%
lighthearted 22%
sad 22%
challenging 11%
emotional 11%
informative 11%
hopeful 5%


slow 76%
medium 19%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 25% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 31%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 86% | No: 13%

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